The New York Mets were defeated by the Atlanta Braves, 6-2, on Sunday at Turner Field. The Braves took the three-game series, 2-1.
The Braves used a three-run homer in the second inning to get on the scoreboard first. The Mets answered with a run in the third inning when Ruben Tejada scored on a throwing error. The Braves added one run in the fifth inning and two more in the sixth inning to put the game out of reach. The Mets got one run on two hits in the ninth inning but there was no comeback in the making.
Jenrry Mejia took the loss for the Mets after going five innings, giving up six hits and four earned runs and two walks. Kris Medlen picked up his 10th win for the Braves after going six innings and giving up three hits and one unearned run. Craig Kimbrel picked up the save for the Braves for getting the last out of the game.
The Mets (73-86) will begin their final series of the season against the Miami Marlins (67-92) on Monday at Marlins Park.
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|WP: Kris Medlen (10 - 1)
SV: Craig Kimbrel (42)
LP: Jenrry Mejia (1 - 2)